Imran Rashid is passionate about understanding the effects of modern technology on our physical and mental health. His curiosity about digitalization is contagious – affecting all the audience. As entrepreneur and doctor, Imran is trained as a family doctor and has served as head of innovation in Denmark largest chain of private hospitals Aleris-Hamlet.
In 2017 Imran’s thought-provoking book “SLUK – kunsten at overleve en digital verden” (The english title is “OFFLINE, what you need to know to get your brain under control”) was published. It explores how digitalization affects people, and what it means for our mental and physical health when we check our phones upwards of 150 times per day and constantly consume enormous amounts of digital information.
Following the huge support he experienced for his book, Imran quit his job and started the Center for Healthy Digitalization. Here, Imran advises companies and ministries on sustainable and human-centered digital transformation processes.
Imran has experience in talking about a variety of fields, meaning he fluently speaks on business development, innovation and medicine. In his keynote talks his vast knowledge shines though. He inspires audiences to explore the boundless possibilities of technology, and to use them, while at the same time cautioning about the negative consequences which may follow.